The Way to Cook by Julia ChildThe Way to Cook by Julia Child

The Way to Cook

byJulia Child

Paperback | September 28, 1993

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In her most creative and instructive cookbook, Julia Child distills a lifetime of cooking into 800 recipes emphasizing lightness, freshness, and simplicity. Chapters are structured around master recipes, followed by innumerable variations that are easily made once the basics are understood. For example, make Julia’s simple but impeccably prepared sauté of chicken, and before long you're easily whipping up Chicken with Mushrooms and Cream, Chicken Provençale, Chicken Pipérade, or Chicken Marengo. Or master her perfect broiled butterflied chicken, and you’ll soon be including Deviled Rabbit or Split Cornish Game Hens Broiled with Cheese on your menu. Here home cooks will find a treasure trove of poultry and fish recipes, as well as a vast array of fresh vegetables prepared in new ways, along with bread doughs and delicious indulgences, such as Caramel Apple Mountain or a Queen of Sheba Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Leaves. And if you want to know how a finished dish should look or how to angle your knife or to fashion a pretty rosette on a cake, there are more than 600 color photographs to entice and instruct you along the way. A brilliant, inspiring, one-of-a-kind, book from the incomparable Julia Child, The Way to Cook is a testament to the satisfactions of good home cooking.
Julia Child was born in Pasadena, California. She graduated from Smith College and worked for the OSS during World War II; afterward she lived in Paris, studied at the Cordon Bleu, and taught cooking with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, with whom she wrote the first volume of Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961). In 1963, Bo...
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Title:The Way to CookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.88 × 9.18 × 1.12 inPublished:September 28, 1993Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0679747656

ISBN - 13:9780679747659

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You Cannot Go Wrong With Any Julia Child Book Another excellent Julia Child cookbook. Very few cookbook authors can match her writing style and level of instruction.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to my cookbook library more accessible than Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
Date published: 2017-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply fantastic If you only purchase one Julia Child book...let it be this one.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great resource I've had this book for 2 years now and it is an excellent resource to have. Julia's explanations of her recipes are extremeley detailed proving her dedication to teaching. Her recipes for pastry, french bread and beef in red wine sauce are perfect! 5 stars for sure!
Date published: 2000-11-20

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"Julia Child's . . . seventh book, The Way to Cook, is her magnus opus . . . the biggest and most comprehensive collection of Child recipes and comments . . . (with) the same warm, generous, informal approach that has made her the most celebrated cook in America".--Phyllis Hanes, Christian Science Monitor. 600 full-color photos